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Biking Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Biking.

Tips for Buying the Right Bicycle

Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t...  Read more

How to Use the Stationary Bike

If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints. Types of Bikes...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work

It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s...  Read more

7 Steps to Tune Up Your Bike for Spring

It's no secret that the modern bicycle is a versatile machine, offering options for transportation, recreation, fitness, competition and employment. Cycling provides a host of health benefits, including improved cardiovascular functioning, leg st...  Read more

An Introduction to Stationary Bikes

Stationary bikes just aren’t what they used to be. They’re better. A low-impact exercise, stationary bikes don’t put stress on your joints, so they can be a great replacement for the treadmill when your knees are aching. Over th...  Read more

Parks, etc with bike trails in Cinci area
Updated 4/9/2014 11:26:45 AM

Does anyone know of any places to go for a casual bike ride in the NKY/Cinci area aside from Idlewild Park or Lunken Airport?...  Read more

Opinions on the Arm Bikes
Updated 4/7/2014 12:48:20 PM

Have you ever used it and what did you think of it?...  Read more

Biking Challenge....April 2014
Updated 4/22/2014 4:43:42 PM

This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride. We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to...  Read more

Street Bike Recommendations
Updated 3/29/2014 4:29:46 PM

Good morning everyone. My birthday is in a few months and I have decided that I would like a new bike. My current bike is about 15 years old, a heavy touring bike by Jeep. It was great when I lived in the “Flatlands” and the derailleurs worked....  Read more

Biking Challenge.....March 2014
Updated 4/1/2014 9:30:24 AM

This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride. We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to...  Read more

Ride to TV shows

I ride my bike to my favorite shows..I make my self get on the bike to watch t.v. 332...  Read more

Bike Commute

Ride your bike to work, or combine a bike ride with public transportation....  Read more

Spark Motorcycle Club

Do you like to ride or ride with a partner? Love cruisers, sport bikes, off-roads, and everything in between? Want to get and stay fit with fellow riders? Then this is the place for you!...  Read more

Will You Ride Your Bike to Work This Friday?

This Friday, May 15, is National Bike-to-Work Day, one of many events scheduled to celebrate Bike Month.SELF magazine is celebrating National Bike Month by showing how bicycling can slim you down, save you money and safeguard the environment. Whethe...  Read more

Bike It Forward with Schwinn--and Win a Bike for Yourself, Too

This contest is now closed. The winner is: STARGIRL_46. Congratulations! The Bike Month festivities continue. You were so stoked about last week's bike giveaway that we found a second bike to give away. WooHoo! Schwinn has generously of...  Read more

Biking and More Biking

This morning I got a 24-mile ride in before it got too hot, and then it hasn't really gotten hot today. The only thing that could make the weather better would be if we could get some rain!!! It hasn't rained for weeks, and farmers are panicking....  Read more

More Mountain Biking, and Road Biking Anew

Last night Brenna and I attended a bike demo, and we got Dan to come too. This is an event that is set up with a manufacturer of bikes and is usually sponsored by a local bike shop. So we all went and got to try new bikes both road and mtn. It is...  Read more